State Board of Education announces plan to find superintendent

The Mississippi State Board of Education announced it will hold a special-called meeting on June 15 to consider the appointment of an interim superintendent of education — effective July 1st.

The SBE also voted to allow the person named interim state superintendent to be eligible to apply for the permanent position.

The interim superintendent will succeed Mike Kent, who was appointed to serve as short-term interim from April 3 through June 30.

The SBE plans to announce its timeline for the state superintendent search this summer.

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